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33Fifty Leadership Programme Now Open

33Fifty Leadership Programme Now Open

Sunday 16 February 2014

33Fifty is a leadership programme for young Commonwealth leaders aged 18 – 25.

33% of the world’s population lives in the Commonwealth and 5O% of those are under 25.

The 33Fifty Youth Leadership Programme is one of Scottish Governments Legacy 2014 programmes and a great opportunity for young people aged between 18 to 25.  It will run for 4 days just before the games in July, with 2 days at Glasgow University and 2 at Edinburgh University.

Who is it for?

The programme is looking for 100 18 – 25 year olds from across the Commonwealth of which:

  • 1/3 will be Scottish
  • 1/3 will be from across the Commonwealth currently studying or living in the UK
  • 1/3 will travel to Scotland from across the Commonwealth

What will 33FIFTY give you?

  • leadership skills to help you in your studies, careers and civic life
  • the ability to make a difference to your community, the Commonwealth and wider world
  • access to global networks and an alumni community of engaged Commonwealth citizens
  • Cultural Intelligence – the ability to thrive in multiple cultures.

When and where?

33Fifty will run over four days immediately prior to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, as one of the Legacy 2014 educational programmes. You will explore the cities of Glasgow (17 and 18 July) and Edinburgh (19 and 20 July).

How much?

FREE – accommodation will be provided by University of Glasgow and University of Edinburgh during the programme, with food and transport during the programme also provided (participant travel to and from 33Fifty is not covered).

How do I apply?

To apply, go to www.33fifty.org/apply The closing date is 16 March.